Daily Crime Brief, March 18, 2019

On Friday March 15, at approximately 8:36 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff made a traffic stop at the intersection of Scott and 15th Street.  The 22-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams and an outstanding warrant for Capias Pro Fine-Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Friday March 15, at approximately 7:38 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols made a traffic stop at the intersection of F.M. 369 and U.S. 287.  A 25-year-old female passenger was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Friday March 15, at approximately 12:26 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Scott and 14th Street.  The 38-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Friday March 15, at approximately 11:19 pm, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 1400 block of Iowa Park Road in reference to a Check Welfare.  Upon arrival, a 57-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 3:57 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza made a traffic stop at the intersection of 8th Street and Polk.  The 48-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 less than one gram.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 6:15 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop in the 300 block of Scott.  The 48-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 2:25 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro and 35th Street. The 39-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 11:00 am, Deputy Amanda Ward stopped an individual at the intersection of Polk and Ave A.  The 41-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three outstanding warrants for Bond Forfeiture-Criminal Trespass and Bond Forfeiture-Theft under $100.00 with Previous Conviction and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 2:50 am, Deputy Aaron Perkins made a traffic stop in the 400 block of Scott.  The 47-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 6:40 pm, Deputy James Griffith responded to the 4700 block of Business 287 J in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole a 22 caliber rifle.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 11:29 pm, Sergeant Cole McGarry made a traffic stop in the 600 block of Scott.  A 25-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams, Fail to Identify-Fugitive from Justice and an outstanding warrant for Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License.

On Saturday March 16, at approximately 5:49 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason made a traffic stop at the intersection of Scott and 13th Street.  The 40-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid.

On Sunday March 17, at approximately 9:07 am, Deputy Josh McGuinn and Deputy Amanda Ward responded to the 1100 block of Business 287 J in reference to a Criminal Mischief.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject broke out five windows on the residence.

On Sunday March 17, at approximately 1:20 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of 5th and Burnett.  The 24-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Sunday March 17, at approximately 4:50 pm, Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 3100 block of Midwestern Pkwy. in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, a 23-year-old female was barred from the property.

On Monday March 18, at approximately 1:04 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro and Christine.  The 33-year-old male driver and a 28-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with two outstanding warrants for Capias Pro Fine-Expired Operators License and Capias Pro Fine-Expired Motor Vehicle Registration.  The passenger was charged with an outstanding warrant for Capias Pro Fine-Speeding.

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Disclaimer:  Wichita County Sheriff Deputies respond to multiple events every day.  This information is just a sampling.  Information is subject to change as case investigation proceeds.  Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged.  All suspects charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.